Invest in libraries, not a longer school dayBaltimore SunWe can get much bigger gains with a lot less work, with an approach that children will like a lot better than staying in school longer: Invest in libraries and librarians.
HispanicBusiness.comLibrary's e-book popularity expandsColumbia Daily TribuneLiz Gilles, a Mexico High School science teacher, said she has looked at the library's offerings but has yet to check any out — she is still reading the titles she...
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
This book is due for publication this month. The book blurb states: “Healthy information consumption habits are about more than productivity and efficiency. They’re about your personal health, and the health of society.
See the list of possible cuts as prioritized by Jeffco's citizens budget group; Suggestions include cutting more than 400 teachers, librarians and counselors. And in direct fees for families, the costs of riding school buses and ...
Education Week Teacher's take on the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders. Coverage runs the gamut from the inspirational to the infuriating, from practical classroom tips to raging policy debates, and from.
Message to New Teachers for a New Year: Patience, Persistence and Peace. 1 hour ago. The Unquiet Librarian · Post Semester 1: Media 21 Students Reflect on Digital Composition and Participatory Learning.
Instructional Leaders As teacher librarian for Elk Creek Elementary School, I have been on the Elk Creek Elementary School’s leadership team for 9 years. I have been a member of district and school leadership teams for 19 years.
Note: I will be taking the next week to go on a "writing holiday" from my day job. I'll be using the time to work on a revision of my 1997 book The Indispensable Librarian. (Personally, I think it is still just fine, but others have ...
Our high school library is considering sponsoring a week's worth of activities centered around the Hunger Games series and upcoming movie release. As of right now we are considering a T-shirt and movie poster raffle to raise money for our...
To me, these simple DM's really warmed my heart and reinforced the idea that customer service is one of the most important things that we can focus on in libraries today. It also acts as a great way to open up the conversation ...
School librarians trying to survive budget cutsSignOnSanDiego.comThere are now 895 certified school librarians, or teacher-librarians, throughout California. As one of them, Carr has a list of duties that keeps him more than busy.
PodCast: Last week, Nora interviewed David Weinberger about libraries of the future. David is a writer, a senior researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and he’s the co-director of The Harvard Library Innovation Lab.
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